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Mead Garden & The Great Duck Derby!

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

The Great Duck Derby – Feb 19 Sat, Feb 19th at 10:00 am “The Great Duck Derby” features a series of rubber duck races and a full day of FREE family activities on Saturday, February 19, 2011. Anyone can participate in the race by buying a rubber duck for $5 either the day of the […]

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ArtsFest 2011 – Central Florida

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

The United Arts of Central Florida announces this years upcoming ArtsFest. There are 220 events in 81 venues across 4 counties! Maitland and Winter Park are prominantly featured, with events at venues such as the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, Creadle School of Art, Enzian Theater, and the Maitland Art Center & Historical Museums…to […]

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Valentine’s & Winter Park Tours!

Friday, January 28th, 2011

A Special Valentine’s Themed Adventure For You Sunday, February 13th  Designed for singles, couples, or friends looking for a unique way to spend time together in historic Winter Park.   Stroll package includes:  Our Walking Tour, the Scenic Boat Tour with champagne and scrumptious dark chocolate from Sassafras Sweet Shoppe.  We’ve added a complimentary entry ticket to the […]

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Walking Tours of Winter Park, Florida!

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

I just found about this wonderful option for our guests – Winter Park City Tours. WinterPark City Tours delivers engaging lifestyle tours which showcase the community’s rich history, beautiful spaces and tomorrow’s possibilities. WinterPark City Tours will highlight landmark buildings in Winter Park and the rich enduring history of the town and key people and places that make […]

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Ringling Circus at Central Florida – Amway Center!

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to Orlando January 13-17 ONLY! The new show “Fully Charged”  features breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-seen-before performances! Buy your tickets, book your room at our Central Florida bed and breakfast and enjoy the show!

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January Events Near Thurston House

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The start of a new year always brings some interesting events to Central Florida. Our Maitland bed & breakfast is a great place to stay while taking in all there is to do and see. Have you ever seen a manatee? Guests already have enjoyed seeing record numbers at this Florida State Park – Blue Springs. It […]

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Holiday Celebrations & Fun in Central Florida!

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

There is much in the way of festivities near our Maitland bed & breakfast this time of year. Enjoy the latest exhibit at the Maitland Art Center – Robert Reedy’s DooDah DADA…  Tour the beautiful Waterhouse Residence Museum, dressed in all it’s holiday glory… Go ice skating outside in Winter Park… Enjoy watching the Winter […]

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Zumba in Maitland?

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

  That’s right, Zumba has come to town! Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music & dance that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Music is the key ingredient to Zumba classes. The score, created with specific beats and tempo changes, transitions the workout from one toning, strengthening or cardio move to […]

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Exquisite Harmony at the Maitland Art Center

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Coming in September – Exquisite Harmony, works in collage by Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson. There is an opening reception Friday, September 10 from 6-8pm, then “Meet the Artist” on September 11th at 1pm. There is even a collage workshop planned for Friday-Sunday, October 22-24, from 10-4pm. Come and learn from the best, the artist herself! […]

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The Great Florida Birding Trail!

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

What is the Great Florida Birding Trail? The Great Florida Birding Trail is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, supported in part by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Wildlife Foundation of Florida. This 2,000-mile, self-guided highway trail unifies nearly 500 birding sites throughout Florida. Modeled after the successful Great […]

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